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What is the Most Reliable Car?

What is the Most Reliable Car?

J.D. Power research shows that long-term reliability is top of mind with car buyers. After all, who doesn't want a dependable, reliable car? Based on the feedback of original owners of 3-year-old vehicles, the annual J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)SM summarizes what has gone wrong with their new cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans.

Most Reliable Cars

Most Reliable Cars

Survey questions focus on design- and defect-related problems, and after J.D. Power collects the information and distills the research, it publishes the findings in the VDS. Listed in the table below are the most dependable car models, according to J.D. Power research:

List of Most Dependable Cars
Midsize Car2013 Chevrolet Malibu
Compact Car2013 Buick Verano
Large Car2013 Buick LaCrosse
City Car2013 Fiat 500
Midsize Sporty Car2013 Chevrolet Camaro
Compact Sporty Car2013 MINI Coupe | Roadster
Compact Sporty Car2013 MINI Cooper
Compact Premium Car2013 Lexus ES
Midsize Premium Car2013 Lexus GS
Small Car2013 Honda Fit

 


 

Most Dependable Midsize Car

2013 Chevrolet Malibu
Overall quality rating: 4 out of 5
Overall performance and design rating: 3 out of 5

Most Dependable Midsize Car - 2013 Chevrolet Malibu

 

Most Dependable Compact Car

2013 Buick Verano
Overall quality rating: 3 out of 5
Overall performance and design rating: 4 out of 5

Most Dependable Compact Car - 2013 Buick Verano

 

Most Dependable Large Car

2013 Buick LaCrosse
Overall quality rating: 3 out of 5
Overall performance and design rating: 2 out of 5

Most Dependable Large Car - 2013 Buick LaCrosse

 

Most Dependable City Car

2013 Fiat 500
Overall quality rating: 2 out of 5
Overall performance and design rating: 5 out of 5

Most Dependable City Car - 2013 Fiat 500

 

Most Dependable Midsize Sporty Car

2013 Chevrolet Camaro
Overall quality rating: 5 out of 5
Overall performance and design rating: 2 out of 5

Most Dependable Midsize Sporty Car - 2013-chevrolet-camaro

 

Most Dependable Compact Sporty Car

2013 MINI Coupe | Roadster
Overall quality rating: 3 out of 5
Overall performance and design rating: 3 out of 5

Most Dependable Compact Sporty Car - 2013 Mini Cooper Roadster

 

Most Dependable Compact Sporty Car

2013 MINI Cooper
Overall quality rating: 3 out of 5
Overall performance and design rating: 3 out of 5

Most Dependable Compact Sporty Car - 2013 Mini Cooper

 

Most Dependable Compact Premium Car

2013 Lexus ES
Overall quality rating: 4 out of 5
Overall performance and design rating: 4 out of 5

Most Dependable Compact Premium Car - 2013 Lexus ES

 

Most Dependable Midsize Premium Car

2013 Lexus GS
Overall quality rating: 4 out of 5
Overall performance and design rating: 4 out of 5

Most Dependable Midsize Premium Car - 2013 Lexus GS

 

Most Dependable Small Car

2013 Honda Fit
Overall quality rating: 4 out of 5
Overall performance and design rating: 2 out of 5

Most Dependable Small Car - 2013 Honda Fit

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